Admission

Section 17, 18, 19 and 20 of Indian Evidence Act ,1872 taken together defines “admission”. Section 17 lays down those … More

Burden of Proof

The burden of proof means the obligation to prove a fact. The strict meaning of the term burden of proof … More

Secondary Evidence

                                     Section 63 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 says about secondary evidence. It includes many sections or types they … More

Oral Evidence

Oral evidence is the evidence which is confined to words spoken by mouth. Oral evidence, if worthy of credit, is … More

Hearsay Evidence

The word ‘hearsay’ is used in various senses. Sometimes it means whatever a person is heard to say; sometimes it … More

Promissory Estoppel

Introduction When two or more parties enter into a contract, there arises some obligation. Sometimes , the promisor becomes bound … More

ADMISSIONS AND CONFESSIONS

INTRODUCTION Admission as defined under section 17 of the Indian Evidence Act: “An admission is a statement, oral or documentary … More

LAW OF EVIDENCE

LAW OF EVIDENCE “The way that an assessment has been generally held is no proof whatever that it isn’t completely … More

INDIAN EVIDENCE ACT, 1872

INTRODUCTIONThe Imperial Legislative Council of India passed the Indian Evidence Act in 1872, during the British Raj, and it contains … More